National Collegiate Baseball Writers April 18, 2005
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bob McComas
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Top four teams remain the same
CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE STAYS
ATOP NCBWA DIVISION II POLL

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) continues its tradition of NCAA Division II polls with its 2005 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will continue each Tuesday throughout the season

Rk. School Location Record Pts. Pvs.
1. Central Missouri St. [6] Warrensburg, Mo. 38-3 173 1
2. Delta State [1] Cleveland, Miss. 39-4 170 2
3. Florida Southern Lakeland, Fla. 34-7 159 3
4. North Florida Jacksonville, Fla. 32-11 152 4
5. Mesa State Grand Junction, Colo. 35-9 137 6
t6. Abilene Christian Abilene, Texas 35-12 130 8
t6. Chico State Chico, Calif. 29-8-1 130 7
8. South Carolina-Aiken Aiken, S.C. 34-11 123 10
9. Tampa Tampa, Fla. 31-12 116 5
10. West Alabama Livingston, Ala. 25-12 79 25
11. Rollins Winter Park, Fla. 31-12 78 -
12. Francis Marion Florence, S.C. 30-14-1 75 t18
13. Central Oklahoma Edmond, Okla. 33-12 73 9
14. Florida Gulf Coast S. Fort Myers, Fla. 34-12 58 -
15. West Florida Pensacola, Fla. 30-17 56 16
16. West Virginia State Institute, W. Va. 29-12 54 14
17. Wayne State Wayne, Neb. 26-10 49 22
18. Western Oregon Monmouth, Ore. 27-10 45 20
19. St. Joseph's Rensselaer, Ind. 24-10 41 t18
20. Tusculum Greeneville, Tenn. 34-12 30 17
21. West Chester West Chester, Pa. 25-8 26 -
22. Kennesaw State Kennesaw, Ga. 26-18 25 12
23. North Alabama Florence, Ala. 28-15 24 -
24 Cal Poly-Pomona Pomona, Calif. 23-16 22 -
25. Nebraska-Omaha Omaha, Neb, 27-11 20 -
Others receiving votes: Armstrong Atlantic (27-10) 19, Emporia State (28-11) 19, Wayne State (Mich.) (22-10) 18, Slippery Rock (25-11) 18, Pace (19-11) 16, Catawba (32-17) 16, Erskine (36-13) 15, California, Pa. (24-11) 14, Montevallo (31-15) 14, USC-Upstate (31-18) 12, UC San Diego (23-15) 12, Saginaw Valley State (25-9) 8, Concordia-St. Paul (17-6) 7, Franklin Pierce (16-8) 7, Southern Connecticut State (16-8) 6, UMass-Lowell (18-8) 4, Lynn (29-16) 4, Ashland (23-13) 1.

For the Division II regional polls, go to the Slippery Rock official website.

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2005 NCBWA Division II Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Delta State)
February 21 (Florida Southern)
February 28 (Florida Southern)
March 7 (Florida Southern)
March 14 (Florida Southern)
March 21 (Tampa)
March 28 (Delta State)
April 4 (Central Missouri)
April 11 (Central Missouri)
April 18 (Central Missouri)
April 25 (Delta State)
May 2 (Delta State)
May 9 (Delta State)
May 16 (Central Missouri)
May 23 (Central Missouri)
Final (Florida Southern)